Scientific Name: Dracaena guianensis

Found In: South America/Swamps and flooded wooded areas

Size: Adults reach up to 4 feet in length and 10 pounds.

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists mainly of snails, crawfish, and clams.

Threat Level: Least Concern. The exotic pet trade is the major threat to this species, but it supports an overall stable population.

Facts: This species was once hunted for its thick, leathery skin.